Youth held for making ‘derogatory remarks’ on PM

Our Correspondent

23 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

JOYPURHAT: Police have arrested a young man from Kalai upazila of the district allegedly for making derogatory comment on the Prime Minister on social media.

Amanullah, 20, was arrested from Matrai area around 10:30 pm on Wednesday. Kalai upazila BCL convenor Tafiqul Islam filed a case against him under the ICT Act.

Kalai Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Selim Malik said Akkelpur upazila’s Gopinathpur union BCL joint general secretary Moynul Islam Saju made a post on his facebook page over Shishu Bokta Rafiqul Islam madani and Hefazat leader Mamunul Haque.

Amanulla made derogatory comment on the post from his FB page.

Later, Tafiqul Islam filed a case against Amanullah and police arrested him in the case.

Police superintendent Masum Ahmed Bhuiyan said legal action will be taken against those who will make derogatory comment against the PM.